Research Fellowship for International Students in the field of Plant Science at University of Cambridge, 2012 UK
About Scholarship: Applications are invited for Research Career Development Fellowships to be held in the Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. With the intention of nurturing the next generation of researchers in the field of plant science, the Fellowships provide an opportunity for talented junior investigators to develop their own research program and become creative leaders in the field.
The Sainsbury Laboratory is a new research institute, providing an outstanding scientific environment. It has excellent resources and core facilities, with state-of-the-art equipment and instrumentation including growth rooms, glasshouses, microscopy and computing facilities. It provides a collaborative atmosphere where young scientists can take risks in a supportive environment. The University of Cambridge offers a high concentration of talented plant and developmental biologists and computational researchers, and East Anglia has an unprecedented concentration of research centres dedicated to plant biology.
Cover: Funds include full salary, benefits and £40,000 p.a. of unrestricted research support.
Study Subject: Plant science
Course Level: Research
Scholarship Provider: University of Cambridge
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: The positions are open to applicants of any nationality. Applicants should typically have between 3 and 6 years of postdoctoral experience in a field related to the overall scientific focus of the Laboratory in plant development and its computational modelling. Applicants should be able to provide strong evidence of their potential to develop independent research programs.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Apply: Electronically, Applications can be submitted electronically at any time as pdf files and include a full CV, a research proposal for five years, and the names of at least three referees. There is no fixed closing date- applications will be peer reviewed at least three times annually.
Deadline: 30 September 2012
Further Information: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/-8799/